Carroll Community College has announced that the current version of the GED test will expire at the end of 2013.
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Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Saturday, October 20, 2012
Civil War buffs don't want to miss this event.
On Saturday, Oct. 27 from 8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m., Carroll Community College will for the first time present Antietam: The Bloodiest Single Day in American History. The event will be held in room K100. The cost is $45 for Maryland residents, plus out-of-county and out-of-state fees as applicable. Background Explore the events of Sept. 17, 1862 as the armies of Robert E. Lee and George B. McClellan fought to the death on the banks of Antietam Creek near Sharpsburg. The Confederate States of America pinned its hopes for independence on the Army of Northern Virginia. All summer the tattered legions of Lee’s army pushed the Union forces from one battlefield to another and Lee’s army seemed to be on the verge of total victory. However, the battle …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
As election day nears, Carroll Community College offers a venue for people to talk about local issues.
The Carroll Community College Political Science Department is hosting a political forum on Monday, Oct. 29, the public is invited to attend. The forum will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in room K100. The forum will consist of a question-and- answer session with representatives of both the Carroll County Democratic and Republican Central Committees on local issues. For the second half of the evening, congressional, senatorial, and presidential representatives will participate in a debate. Information in this article was taken from a Carroll Community College news release.
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Students in grades one through 12 are eligible for the Random House Book Fair Student Writing Contest.
Carroll Community College invites Carroll County students in grades one through 12 to enter the 2013 Annual Random House Book Fair Student Writing Contest. The deadline for submissions is Nov. 16, 2012. In order to be eligible for the contest, student writing must be previously unpublished. Each entry may have only one author and one entry per author may be submitted for each category. Winners will be selected prior to the Annual Random House Book Fair on March 2, 2013. Visit www.carrollcc.edu/foundation for complete entry requirements and downloadable entry forms. For more information, please call Kathy Mayan at 410-386-8155 or e-mail email@example.com.
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
There will appear to be an emergency event at Carroll Community College on Sept. 8, but don't worry, it's a planned exercise.
On Saturday, Sept. 8 the Carroll County Office of Public Safety Support Services will conduct an annual exercise designed to evaluate county emergency service operations. This exercise will involve multiple disciplines within the county emergency services community and the results will be used to enhance the coordination of those services and improve the capabilities of the respective participants. In order to evaluate the participants in a realistic setting, residents in the vicinity of Carroll Community College should expect to see emergency personnel and vehicles and what appears to be an emergency event in progress. This is normal for an exercise of this type. Anyone who has concerns should call Scott Campbell at 410-386-2297 for …
Monday, July 30, 2012
Carroll Community College offers a variety of noncredit "personal enrichment" classes.
Looking for a new hobby? Want to learn how to do something old in a new way? Looking for something fun to do with a friend or spouse? Check out some of these great noncredit classes at Carroll Community College. Planet Carroll: Zero Waste, Recycling and Composting It’s easy to reduce the trash your family creates through recycling and composting. Learn how to take advantage of Carroll County’s recycling options, how to make compost and how our trash impacts us all both financially and environmentally. Participants will receive a free rolling recycling bin or a composter. Offered in partnership with Sustainable Living Maryland, Catoctin Area Sierra Club, and the Carroll County Commissioners. Instructors: Don West and Dan Andrews Cost: $…
Thursday, July 19, 2012
The Dream Act, which provides in-state tuition rates for undocumented immigrants, will go to referendum in November.
Karina is a "Dreamer." She says she's not the only one. The 22-year-old illegal immigrant and Montgomery College student spoke Wednesday at a news conference at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County to kick off Educating Maryland Kids, an effort to pass the Maryland DREAM Act. "My mother has always told me that education is the path to my success and I very much believe that," said the woman who was only identified by her first name. Do you support the DREAM Act? Tell us in comments. Karina, who plans on graduating next year with dual associate degrees in general studies and mental health, called for support for a bill that would grant in-state tuition rates to students like herself who are in this country illegally or are …
Friday, June 29, 2012
Catch one of Shakespeare's best plays in the outdoor theater at Carroll Community College.
Carroll Community College presents the summer outdoor remount of Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare, directed by Bill Gillett. The April indoor production will move outside and under the stars! Bring your blankets and chairs and relax on the Rotary Amphitheatre lawn for Shakespeare in the open air. The college café will be open, selling hot dogs, hamburgers, soft pretzels, ice cream, and much more. In the case of rain, the show will go on inside the Scott Center. Performances will be held at the Carroll Community College Rotary Amphitheatre tonight, June 29, at 8 p.m. and tomorrow night at 8 p.m. Admission is free. For information, call 410-386-8575 or visit the college website at: www.carrollcc.edu/campus/theater
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Two students receive accolades for excellence in academics.
Carroll Community College President Dr. Faye Pappalardo is proud to announce that graduating students Luke Fisher and Eileen Rudnick have been selected for national awards. Fisher was selected as a member of the 2012 All-USA Community College Academic Team. Only 20 students from more than 1,700 nominations around the country were selected for this prestigious honor. The All-USA Community College Academic Team is presented by USA Today and Phi Theta Kappa national honor society. The award is a $2,500 scholarship and special medallion. Rudnick was selected as a 2012 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Bronze Scholar. The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation sponsors the Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team program by recognizing gold, …
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Students from Carroll Community College and McDaniel College participated in clean up projects around Westminster this weekend.
Approximately 130 students from McDaniel College and Carroll Community College teamed up for the third annual Westminster Clean Up this weekend. The students volunteered with nonprofit organizations including the Boys & Girls Club, Caring Carroll, Shepherd's Staff, and Westminster Library, as well as participated in improvement projects at Dutterer Park, King Park and Belle Grove Square, among others.